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    • APRIL 17, 2020
    Protecting Pregnant Patients

    Protecting Pregnant Patients

    PMC recognizes many patients will require routine care during the COVID-19 pandemic, among those are patients who are pregnant. PMC’s highly-trained staff, obstetricians, gynecologists, neonatologists, respiratory therapists and nursing specialists stand ready to provide quality healthcare to the region. PMC is following guidelines set by the Commonwealth of Kentucky’s Governor, the Centers for Disease Control

    • FEBRUARY 11, 2020
    ICU For Newborns To Double In Size

    ICU For Newborns To Double In Size

    Pikeville Medical Center (PMC) is preparing to double the size of its Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) after recently learning its request to expand the unit has been approved.  The certificate of need (CON) submitted by PMC in August, 2019, asked to increase the number of beds in the NICU from 8 to 16. In

    • FEBRUARY 11, 2020
    Brave Beginnings Funds Special NICU Bed

    Brave Beginnings Funds Special NICU Bed

    Pikeville Medical Center’s Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) recently received a Brave Beginnings grant to expand care in the hospital’s NICU. This grant allowed PMC to provide the NICU with critical equipment to ensure ventilators and vital NICU equipment are available for newborns in PMC’s unit. Adequate neonatal equipment is essential for newborns.  Research shows

    • FEBRUARY 11, 2020
    Physicians Caring for Premature Babies

    Physicians Caring for Premature Babies

    Pikeville Medical Center (PMC) employs a highly-skilled group of neonatal intensive care unit (NICU) physicians, called neonatologists, who are well equipped to care for premature babies as early as 28 weeks. PMC’s impressive group is comprised of Myla Santiago, MD, Cheryl Eads, MD, PhD, and NICU Medical Director Todd Hambleton, MD. They are all expertly